Prince Philip ‘Responding Well’ to Treatment for Bladder Infection


0  Updated at 12:05 pm, August 16th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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The Prince with Queen Elizabeth in Aberdeenshire on August 7th. David Cheskin – WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) — Prince Philip is responding well to treatment after being hospitalized Wednesday for a recurrence of the bladder infection he suffered earlier this summer.

The prince was admitted to the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for treatment, according to the palace. He is likely to remain there for the next few days.

The palace said earlier Wednesday that he was hospitalized “as a precautionary measure.” He was taken by ambulance to the U.K. hospital.

The 91-year-old duke has had a number of health scares in recent years.

It’s his third hospital stay in the last eight months.

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